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cobalamin

 [ko-bal´ah-min]
a cobalt-containing complex common to all members of the vitamin B12 group; see also vitamin.

co·bal·a·min (Cbl),

(kō-bal'ă-min),
General term for compounds containing the dimethylbenzimidazolylcobamide nucleus of vitamin B12.

cobalamin

/co·bal·a·min/ (ko-bal´ah-min) a compound comprising the substituted ring and nucleotide structure characteristic of vitamin B12, either one lacking a ligand at the 6 position of cobalt or any substituted derivative, including cyanocobalamin, particularly one with vitamin B12 activity.

cobalamin

(kō-băl′ə-mĭn) also

cobalamine

(-mēn′)

cobalamin

[kōbôl′əmin]
Etymology: Ger, kobold, mine goblin
a generic term for a chemical portion of the vitamin B12 molecule. See also cyanocobalamin.

co·bal·a·min

(kō-bal'ă-min)
General term for compounds containing the dimethylbenzimidazolylcobamide nucleus of vitamin B12.

cobalamin,

n See vitamin B12.

co·bal·a·min

(kō-bal'ă-min)
General term for compounds containing the dimethylbenzimidazolylcobamide nucleus of vitamin B12.

cobalamin,

cobalamin, cobalamine

a cobalt-containing complex common to all members of the vitamin B12 group.
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